• Brief //build/ Recap + Microsoft SharePoint Conference

    It goes without saying that we all had a great week at //build/.  Between the announcements by Microsoft, the opportunity to have a booth in the expo hall, and sponsoring GeekFest, we were very busy but definitely energized by it all.
    We had a lot of great conversations at the show and anticipate those to continue as people dig deeper into Metro-style and what it means to the future of your apps.  If you have specific…
    • Fri, Sep 23 2011
  • Infragistics Remembers 9/11 with "Memorial Guide" App

    Recently, Infragistics was humbled by the opportunity to collaborate with Microsoft and the National September 11 Memorial to deliver a Windows Phone 7 application that honors the nearly 3,000 people killed in the attacks of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993.
    The app - “Memorial Guide” - is a free, educational interactive mobile application that allows users to search the names arrangement of the National September…
    • Mon, Sep 12 2011
  • September: BUILD, Heartland Developers Conference, and Community Choice Awards

    If you’re anything like me, you’re probably wondering where the year has gone – I can’t believe it’s September already!  The good news is that this month is packed with tons of community goodness!
    First, if you haven’t heard, final voting is underway for the DevProConnections Community Choice Awards (voting closes September 7). Infragistics has been nominated for 11 awards (thank…
    • Fri, Sep 2 2011
  • Infragistics Partners & MVPs Showcased at TechEd

    TechEd is just a few days away and I am admittedly more excited about this year’s event than others.  And the reason for that is that this year we are going to have partners and Infragistics MVPs in our booth conducting scheduled demos each day! I can’t wait for attendees to see some of the cool ways these folks are implementing and/or integrating our controls. 
    If you are going to the show, you don’t want…
    • Fri, May 13 2011
  • Designbox for NetAdvantage for Windows Forms

    Today we announced the availability of the Designbox Design Library for NetAdvantage Windows Forms.  I’ve been working with Joe Burke, the president of StudioWorks Software (creator of Designbox) for a while now and am excited to see this come to fruition – it is a true value add for our WinForms customers.
    Designbox works by introducing new .NET components into the Visual Studio design process called…

    • Tue, Nov 9 2010
  • Houston Technology Summit Powered by Infragistics November 11

    If you are in the Houston area on Thursday, November 11, please plan to join us for a FREE seminar at Microsoft Houston to learn about building rich data visualizations and high performance line of business applications with a user-centered approach in Silverlight 4. 

    You have two opportunities to see the same great content - 8:00 a.m. till noon or 1:00 p.m. till 5:30 p.m.  Sign up for the session that works best for you…

    • Mon, Oct 18 2010
  • Nashville Area Red Cross, Infragistics, and You!

    Murtaza Abdeali and I will be heading to Nashville next week for the 5th annual devLink Technical Conference (August 5-7). I’m excited to go to the event and interact with so many developers, speakers and partners.  
    What’s more, I’m eager to see Nashville.  It’s been many years since I was last there – and in May of this year the Country Music Capital was hit hard by severe flooding that caused an estimated…

    • Wed, Jul 28 2010
  • Mathematical Charting Sample Apps Available

    We've been working with partner CenterSpace Software - a leading provider of enterprise class numerical component libraries - to bring a complete mathematical charting solution to .NET developers.  Today we jointly released two sample applications – one in Windows Forms and one in WPF - that demonstrate how our visual charting and graphing controls combined with CenterSpace's advanced math and statistics library…

    • Wed, May 5 2010
  • Heading to India on Friday

    This weekend, Jason Beres, Dean Guida and I will be traveling to India.  While it will be a long journey, it is going to be well worth it!   
    We are sponsoring the Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 launch in cities around the globe and will have a large presence at the launch in Bangalore at TechEd India.  We are a bronze sponsor of the event and will be cohabitating in a booth with the wonderful folks from Pluralsight.  At any…
    • Fri, Apr 9 2010
  • User Group Leaders @ MIX?

    If you are a User Group Leader and are going to MIX, let's plan to get together in Vegas!  I am hosting a user group leader dinner on Tuesday night (between when the sessions end and the attendee party).  We'll, eat, drink and chat about ways we can better support you.  Send me an email (sfaatz at infragistics.com) or leave feedback with your contact information and I'll send you time and location. 

    • Fri, Feb 26 2010
  • Private Library London Recap

    We hosted our first Private Library event in London this week.  While I am obviously biased, it was a great night! 
    We started the night with canapés, wine and networking.  We then moved everyone into the library for a Quince Pro demo and a panel discussion. 
    Jason Beres did the Quince Pro demo - It was awesome to see all of the interest and to hear the room buzz when we said we were giving everyone there a…
    • Thu, Feb 25 2010
  • London Calling

    This has been a busy travel week for me.  I was in Seattle/Bellevue on Tuesday and Wednesday for the Insiders Party at the Microsoft MVP Summit and I leave on Saturday for London for another influencer event we are producing - Private Library London. 

    This one is for information architects/experience designers and I am stoked about it! We have an awesome panel in London - Martin Grayson, a UX Consultant at Microsoft;…

    • Thu, Feb 18 2010
  • Insider Party by Infragistics at the Microsoft MVP Summit

    Just got back from a whirlwind trip to Washington - we hosted the "Insider Party by Infragistics" at the Microsoft MVP Summit on Tuesday night at Lucky Strike Lanes in Bellevue.  We worked with Serge Baranovksy of SubMain, Mitchel Sellers of IowaComputerGurus, and Dave Noderer of ComputerWays to produce the event.   It was a ton of fun and I got to spend time with some great people from Microsoft, the Insider groups…

    • Thu, Feb 18 2010